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Cloverleaf students explore Civil War
Students at Cloverleaf Elementary School this week were able to engage in a hands-on learning experience on the Civil War thanks to the Stiles-Akin Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp No. 670. “We’re...
Nov 13, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 47 47 recommendations | email to a friend
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Veterans Day observances held around county
Ceremonies were held around the county Monday to mark Veterans Day. For more photos from local happenings, pick up a copy of Tuesday's The Daily Tribune News.
Nov 12, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 69 69 recommendations | email to a friend
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Humphreys takes the helm of The Pumphouse Players
Currently serving as The Pumphouse Players’ president, Meghann K. Humphreys’ love of theatre started as a youth. “My first ‘real theater’ experience happened when I was in middle school,” she said....
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Mental illness lunch and learn on Wednesday
On Wednesday, the Rome chapter of the National Alliance of Mental Illness — an organization that hosts free mental illness programs and courses — will hold a lunch and learn event at the Cartersvil...
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Barbecue benefit raises money for veterans
Members of the American Legion Carl Boyd Post 42 and the Etowah Valley Young Marines joined forces Saturday to host a benefit for veterans. The Legionnaires sold $8 barbecue plates while the EVYM s...
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Breaking Bread: Community organizations seek support for pre-Thanksgiving meal gatherings
For Catherine Teems, volunteering at last year’s Feed the Community Dinner in Honor of Michael T. Dean was a touching experience she always will remember. “[I wanted to volunteer] to help my fellow...
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Georgia named top state for business investment
In its November issue, Site Selection magazine named Georgia the number one state for business. The publication, which focuses on economic development, ranks the business environment of every state...
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Pickard brings Vietnam unit together online
Danney Pickard never did make it to Lockheed Martin. That was the plan for Pickard when he signed up for airframe repair after being drafted by the U.S. Army in 1968. “When I was growing up it seem...
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Adairsville High Raiders bring home national title
The Adairsville High School JROTC Raiders on the weekend of Nov. 2 brought home a first for the school’s record books — AHS’ first-ever Raider National Championship, held at Gerald Lawhorn Boy Scou...
Nov 09, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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Eggs and Issues focuses on economic development, growth
With the city of Adairsville sponsoring November’s Eggs and Issues breakfast, organizers believed economic development would be the most appropriate topic for the early morning discussion. Regional...
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Cartersville passes 'emergency' synthetic marijuana ordinance
Through an emergency move Thursday night, the Cartersville City Council adopted an ordinance declaring a ban on all synthetic cannabinoids and unregulated marijuana substitutes. The ordinance, whic...
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Cartersville schools to examine school purchase flexibility
The Cartersville Board of Education plans to look at ways to allow for more flexibility when schools are wanting to make purchases through their own budget. Superintendent Howard Hinesley said the ...
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Girl Scout Me and My BFF Party set for Friday, Nov. 15
Through the upcoming Me and My BFF — Best Friends Forever — Party, Girl Scout Troops 7920 and 79201 look to provide a fun experience for girls ages 5 to 17. “The overall purpose of the party is to ...
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Thieves steal scarecrows, carved pumpkins
Three thieves made off with Halloween decorations, scarecrows and decomposing pumpkins Wednesday night as they drove down Mercer Lane. According to the Cartersville police incident report, a woman ...
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Despite low numbers, Kirk pleased with elections
Despite an abysmal voter turnout, Bartow County elections supervisor Joseph Kirk felt pleased with the results of Tuesday’s election. “Overall it was very smooth,” he said. “This was the first year...
Nov 07, 2013 | 0 0 comments | 48 48 recommendations | email to a friend
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